In The National, Emirati columnist Khalid Al Ameri observes that "the direction in which the UAE is heading will only have room for one type of worker to flourish: the proactive. That’s not to say the reactive generation will be poor and homeless, but they will be in for a harsh reality check." Read and reflect... Continue Reading →
Very proud of my student. http://www.thenational.ae/arts-life/film/my-uae-does-hollywood-beckon-for-filmmaker-eman-talal-al-sayed
Sara Al-Balooshi Is Breaking the Rules of Photography (The National, 2015). Her Instagram account is fascinating -- images created by an Arabic and Emirati woman with her own unique vision and style.
Rakan Zainal, a Qatari citizen who interned at CNN, was one of ZU's truly outstanding students. He was profiled by Zajel, the ZU student publication, in 2014, and described how he became a boxing champion. Camel racing: Centuries-old sport with a modern twist - CNN.com edition.cnn.com/2015/04/15/sport/camel-racing-dubai/ Camel racing: Centuries-old sport with a modern twist. By... Continue Reading →
When Khadeeja Al Hosani was a ZU student, she interned at CNN-Abu Dhabi, which led to a permanent job offer as an associate producer. She learned a great deal and produced some fascinating stories. Among them, this video story for CNN: Young Emirati woman: My abaya never held me back Khadeeja Al-Hosani, an Emirati woman... Continue Reading →
The National: "When it comes to interviews, Myriam Al Dhaheri is normally asking the questions. The 21-year-old has spent the past few weeks researching and interviewing some of the region’s most established artists, including the Emirati Jalal Luqman, the Syrian sculptor Mustafa Ali and the Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin. "The results will be seen as... Continue Reading →
March is Women's History Month in the United States. Ten Muslim Women Every Person Should Know http://t.co/furgYoC5Vw via @HuffPostRelig